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Oct 5, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Cactus plants, with their needles and ability to withstand droughts, seem hearty, but many are threatened with extinction.
Oct 1, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Dan Nosowitz, Modern Farmer
Fighting pesks has a new, scary option: parasitic wasps. Continue reading →
Sep 24, 2015 10:07 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Wild strains of yeast could one day help brewers develop new kinds of suds.
Sep 9, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Over the last 25 years, we've lost about 1 percent of the Earth's tree cover, but there is good news. Continue reading →
Sep 3, 2015 07:07 AM ET // staff
We're outnumbered -- that comes to 422 trees per human being. But their numbers are dwindling.
Aug 19, 2015 03:30 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Once bloomed, the flower emits a putrid aroma that assaults even the least sensitive of noses for nearly 10 hours.
Aug 17, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The oldest known flower did not produce showy blooms, but it once thrived in an area that included multiple dinosaurs. Continue reading →
Aug 17, 2015 08:38 AM ET // Discovery News
The sweet aroma of sweetgrass packs natural mosquito repellents, research shows.
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